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Panthers Pick Two D-Men at Draft

Trade up to 46th pick to take Colby Robak, select Adam Comrie with 80th pick

Saturday, 06.21.2008 / 11:14 AM ET / 2008 NHL Draft
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Panthers Pick Two D-Men at Draft
The Panthers moved through the morning by selecting 6-3, 195-pound defenseman Colby Robak with the 46th selection from the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League and then 6-4, 205-pound defenseman Adam Comrie from Saginaw of the Ontario Hockey League.

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Robak Profile
Comrie Profile
Virginia and Ottawa Lay Claim To Comrie

Robak was selected with the 46th pick after trading their 49th pick in this draft and a fourth-round pick in the 2009 Draft to Phoenix.

Robak is a 6-3, 195-pound defenseman from the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League. Ranked 13th by Central Scouting, Robak had six goals (30 points) in 71 games last season.
Robak was not in attendance. The 18-year-old flew back home to Manitoba early Saturday morning to attend his high school graduation.
Comrie was born in Ottawa but moved to Virginia when he was nine. He models his game after Chris Pronger. Ranked in the 80s during Central Scouting’s midterm report, he ended up being the No. 44-ranked North American skater by Central Scouting at the end of the year. is the official Web site of the Florida Panthers. Florida Panthers and are trademarks of the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, Ltd. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks and NHL Draft name and logo are trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2016 Florida Panthers Hockey Club, Ltd and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.